Sintija (25), a mother of one, incurred bruises and cuts to her face when a teenager punched her in the face on Princes Street (above) in Cork city centre shortly after 7.30pm on Sunday. File photograph: Google Street View

Mother-of-one says she was lucky she managed to stay on her feet during ordeal

Tom Barry. Author Brian P Murphy told the annual General Tom Barry Commemoration that Barry “placed a high priority on a sound historical narrative”. Photograph: Antairmdearg/Wikimedia Commons

Revisionist telling of IRA soldier’s story does not tally with accounts from time, says historian

A former priest in the Diocese of Cloyne has lost his second and final appeal against dismissal from the priesthood. Photograph: EPA

Bishop of Cloyne says Dan Duane’s final submission to Doctrine of Faith rejected

Fine Gael is set to add a former poll-topping Labour councillor to its election team in Cork East.

Noel McCarthy to join FG election team while Barbera Ahern to stand for Fianna Fail

Dr Ann Kelleher, corporate vice-president of Intel’s Technology and Manufacturing Group and General Manger of the Semiconductor Manufacturing organisation at Intel. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Intel boss makes comments on eve of being honoured by University College Cork

A GP has been jailed for two years after he was convicted of indecently assaulting a teenage patient while on a house call to her family home over 25 years ago

Dr Kevin Mulcahy (57) given two year sentence for 1989 incident when on call to teenager’s home

Fearghal Beamish (26) from Carrigroe, Clonakilty suffered fatal injuries while working in the yard of Clona Dairy Products at Long Quay in the centre of Clonakilty  on July 14th last.

Fearghal Beamish (26) suffered fatal injuries after being crushed between a tractor and trailer at dairy yard

Paul Horgan was brought before Cork District Court this morning charged with the murder of his mother Marian (61) at the family home at Murmont Avenue, Montenotte . Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Cork Courts

Paul Horgan remanded in custody over death of Marian Horgan at Montenotte home

Forensic crash investigator Garda Ray Sweeney told an inquest  the purpose of a seatbelt is to restrain a person being thrown from their seat in a crash, with the seatbelt absorbing the force of their mass as they are thrown forward.

Seatbelt failed to protect girl (8) sitting on mother’s lap during collision, inquest told

Irish Coastguard and the RNLI pictured during search off the Beacon in Baltimore, Co Cork. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

Father of man died trying to rescue pair after incident while fishing on rocks in west Cork

Gardaí investigating the death of Marian Horgan (61) recovered a knife at the scene on Tuesday.

Gardaí believe assailant may have used knives he had found inside house

Billy Horgan was taken by ambulance to the Mercy University Hospital, where he was treated for minor injuries before being discharged yesterday afternoon.

Husband came down from bedroom to kitchen to find his wife had been stabbed

A former solicitor has been jailed for two years for stealing over €275,000 from a number of his clients over a four year period.

Mark Cronin (40) used money to fund a number of pubs he operated

The scene at Murmont Avenue, Cork city where a 60-year-old woman died and her husband suffered serious injuries. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Victim Marion Horgan’s husband raised alarm and is being treated in hospital

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney says he is confident a planned €50 million event centre for Cork will be built despite the fact work on the project has been delayed. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

Work on project involving Heineken and BAM had been expected to start in Autumn

Karen and Eddie O’Mahony have spent the past 14 years fighting to secure a settlement on behalf of their son Eoin. Photograph: Collins

Karen O’Mahony, whose son has a brain injury, wants new laws on compensation

Labour leader Joan  Burton said the Eighth Amendment should be repealed and abortion made available in cases of fatal foetal abnormality, threats to the life of the mother or very serious health complications for the mother and in cases of rape and incest. File photograph: Getty Images

It will be possible to get Dáil support for referendum on Eighth Amendment - Burton

Joan Burton (above left) said: “In terms of the practical issues that face people, we have to have a government that can function properly and effectively and efficiently - and really the only people on offer to do that are the Labour Party and Fine Gael.” File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Tánaiste says many will not decide voting intention ‘until very much closer to election’

Joan Burton: “The [banking inquiry] members have devoted a huge amount of time, the chairman, Ciaran Lynch has worked very hard to be really fair to all of the witnesses, and I think it would be in everybody’s interest if we can get that report before the general election - and they have a timeline of the third week of January.” File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimon/The Irish Times

Tánaiste confident banking inquiry will agree finalised report for January deadline

Cork Simon  saw a 63 per cent increase in the number of people sleeping rough in Cork in 2014 compared to 2013. File Photograph:  Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

More people sleeping rough and availing of soup run support, says charity

Court hears victim thought he was going to die, suffered life-changing injuries

Minister for Defence Simon Coveney stressed the Government would not do anything that “compromises Irish neutrality”

Any request to assist in peacekeeping duties in Mali would come through UN

Santa (and the Grinch) arrive to open Winterval Festival and switch on 100,000 Christmas lights in Waterford City. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Christmas festival will provide estimated €12m boost to local economy

Gay Byrne was the first broadcaster in Ireland to instigate telephone technology as part of what we now know as ‘talkback radio’. Photograph: Alan Betson

Broadcaster had unique ability to tap into zeitgeist of each decade, new study finds

“We have become utterly complacent about using machinery – nobody cares and it’s appalling,” said Judge Donagh McDonagh

University pleads guilty to health and safety breaches after cherry picker accident

Man was medi-vacked from Youghal industrial estate and the Irish Coastguard Sikorski helicopter airlifted him to Cork University Hospital. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

It is believed Donal Scanlan (21) was working on an oil tank at a metal fabricators

Man was medi-vacked from Youghal industrial estate and the Irish Coastguard Sikorski helicopter  airlifted him to Cork University Hospital. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Man was working at B & C Metal Fabricators at Foxhole Industrial Estate in Youghal

Plans to test compound to see if it works on patients after successful trials on mice

Destruction of the Armenian population by Ottoman Turks, Illustration from French newspaper Le Petit Journal, December 12, 1915. Photograph: Leemage/UIG via Getty Images

Exhibition put together by Armenian community in Ireland

Casualty taken by helicopter from Waterford to Cork University Hospital

The grey skies didn’t matter to the newly-weds. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

Cormac Gollogly and Richard Dowling, together for 12 years, wed in south Tipperary

 The Eiffel Tower is illuminated in the colors of the French flag in tribute for the victims of last Friday’s terror attacks. Photograph: Eteinne Laurent/EPA

Attacks affect not only France but touches people all over the world, people say

People look at the facade of the Bataclan theatre after police reopened traffic on the Boulevard Voltaire in Paris, France. Photograph: Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA

Irish man injured in Paris attacks named as David Nolan from Co Cork

Gardai are investigating an armed robbery on a Lidl supermarket in Mitchelstown, Cork, over the weekend. Photograph: The Irish Times

Woman manages to free herself and raise alarm after raid by masked armed men

Flowers are left at a memorial near the Bataclan concert hall, Paris,  November 15th, 2015. Photograph: Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images

Greater intelligence-sharing among EU member states necessary, says Minister

Sinn Féin has suffered another blow in Co Cork with the resignation of another county councillor, Ger Keohane,  elected for the party just last year. Image: Facebook.

Cllr Ger Keohane recently failed in bid to run for Dáil in Cork North Central

Dr Louise Crowley, of the UCC School of Law which is hosting a conference on domestic abuse on Friday, said existing State responses to the issue are typically reactive and under-resourced. Photograph: Tomas Tyner/UCC.

Dr Louise Crowley of UCC believes issue not well reported and affects about one in five women

Margaret O’Driscoll in her council home in Clonakilty, Co Cork. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

Housing charity Threshold warns of ripple effect of rising rents spreading into county

Apple expansion will have a knock-on effect for shops and business. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Move opens up city to other multinationals as a place to invest, says chamber president

An Irish  couple are celebrating the birth of a child after using a new embryonic screening technique. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Embryonic screening method offers hope to women who have had repeated miscarriages

 Alexander Pacteau (21) was jailed for a minimum of 23 years for the murder of Irish student Karen Buckley. Photograph: Crown Office/PA Wire.

Pacteau appealing severity of 23 year sentence for murder of Karen Buckley

A card laid at the gates of Bessborough during a Bessborough Mother and Baby Support Group memorial service in Cork. Photograph: Provision

Commission of Investigation to examine apparent discrepancy in infants at Cork Mother and Baby Home in the 1940s

Alan McCarthy says that historians often tend to look at newspapers as simply “historical sources” rather than “the historical forces that they were”.

Nationalist newspapers targeted by British while loyalist publications suppressed by IRA

Released on DVD and Blu-Ray, “What’s Going on - Taste Live at The Isle of Wight” will be screened at The Cork Film Festival on Wednesday.

Film of Taste at Isle of Wight a year later to screen at Cork Film Festival next week

Adi Roche pictured in Ukraine. Photograph: Dan McLoughlin

Irishwoman honoured in New York for improving lives of children

Royal British Legion critical of Chris O’Leary’s decision to go to FAI cup final

Oliver Plunkett Street in Cork city

Oliver Plunkett Street takes the Great Street Award 2016 in UK and Ireland

Victim says Stephen Downey made her life a nightmare with internet campaign

Egyptian colleagues  pray beside the hearse containing the body of crew member Attia Shaban at the pier at Union Hall in west Cork afer the Tit Bonhomme sank in  January  2012. Photograph:  Julien Behal/PA Wire

Reports of widespread abuses in industry described as ‘sensationalist’

Leading role: Orson Welles in Citizen Kane. Photograph: Getty Images

Actor and biographer Simon Callow to introduce last significant work from auteur

Those who turned up at Kent Station on Friday were a mixture of those who weren’t aware that  work stoppage had been planned or who had checked medica reports at 6am to see if the trains were running.

Handful of early morning passengers express relief that stoppage was cancelled

An Egyptian fisherman working on an Irish trawler has been remanded on bail after he was charged with a breach of the immigration act.

Man, who earns €500 per week fishing on an Irish trawler, has been working for two years

Union Hall in west Cork. Photograph: Irlchrism/Wikimedia Commons

Man fail to produce work permit in west Cork day after ‘Guardian’ exploitation claims

Castletownbere Fishermen’s Co-op general manager John Nolan said that the depiction of the Irish fishing industry published in the Guardian was not representative of the industry in Ireland. Photograph: Provision

Castletownbere co-op chief John Nolan says industry does not exploit foreign labour

Irishman  Ted Shea pictured at his home in Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Ted Shea fought terrifying battles in the Parachute Regiment in the second World War

Young man fatally injured while working at pallet factory near Macroom

Gardaí believe a 36-year-old man died in Cork as a result of falling through a porch window. Photograph: Bryan O’Briem/The Irish Times

Gardaí believe man, whose body was discovered by flatmate, died as result of accident

Sophie Toscan du Plantier

Family lawyer says Patrick Gachon’s visit indicates seriousness of his approach

Sophie Toscan du Plantier: murdered at her Schull holiday home in 1996

Judge Patrick Gachon met with senior gardaí and witnesses during the eight-day trip

The Beamish and Crawford cooperage in 1900. The brewery was once the biggest in the country, producing more stout than Guinness

New book on Cork brewery details marriage of Carin Beamish to Hermann Goering

Four men are due in court in Cork on Monday after they rammed two garda cars during a pursuit in Cork city on Saturday night.

Gardaí were seeking to question men about burglaries when their cars were rammed

Prof John A Murphy: paid tribute to Tomás Ó Canainn.

Ó Canainn praised for his generosity and non-dogmatic attachment to Irish culture

Phil Hogan: “Consumer food sentiment is very fickle.” Photograph: Alan Betson

WHO document to warn bacon, ham and sausages are as big a threat as cigarettes

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar. RTÉ’s Prime Time contacted his office last Monday

New unit will have big impact on lives of 160 CF patients in Munster, says fundraiser

Tusla chief operations officer Fred McBride said Tusla was currently reviewing its centralised recruitment practices to allow local management to become more responsive and to recruit the expert social work staff they want. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Fred McBride says extra €38m funding will help make core services more sustainable

Sisters Roisin and Aisling Moore from Ballybrophy in Co Laois whose travel plans were disrupted when they turned up at Kent Station in Cork on Friday  to learn of the stoppage by train drivers.

Sisters Roisin and Aisling Moore were hoping to get a 6.40am train to Portlaoise

The jury at Cork City Coroner’s Court heard how Fionn Dawson was killed instantly when a marble fireplace at the Dawson family home at  Glanmire

All parts of stone fireplaces should be mechanially attached to walls

At Cork City Coroner’s Court, Det Insp Declan O’Sullivan said that a file on the killing is almost complete and will be sent to the DPP within the next fortnight. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Graham Johnson died from stab wound after attack in Cork Prison kitchen, inquest hears

Ojie Chuckuwma (32), Felix Tamasang (28) and Chuckuwma Oyibo (45) were each charged with possession of cocaine and possession for sale or supply on October 19th. Photograph: Getty Images

Nigerian-born men charged with possession for sale and supply at Midleton District Court

A Garda technical team examining  an Aer Lingus aircraft at Cork Airport on which the 24-year-old man died.

Santos Gurjao who suffered cocaine poisoning tried to enter Ireland to study English

  Stephen Donnelly,  Catherine Murphy and Róisín Shortall at the launch of the  Social Democrats. File  photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Ken Curtin will stand for new party in Cork East constituency in next general election

Garda technical team pictured during the examination of an Aer Lingus at Cork Airport on which the 24-year old man died. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

Postmortem finds Brazilian man John Kennedy Santos Gurjao had 0.8kg of suspected cocaine in 80 pellets

Six out of 10 people due before courts for drink driving were able to escape without conviction. File photograph: Frank Miller

Plan to overhaul road traffic legislation comes amid anger over conviction rate

Members of the Garda technical team are seen during the examination of an Aer Lingus flight at Cork Airport on which a man (24) died. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Woman, believed to have been travelling with man, arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking

 The Irish electorate’s sense of duty when it came to voting in the 2011 general election was not diminished by the impact of the economic crisis on their lives, a new study has found. File photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Study finds people may have turned out to vote in 2011 to ‘defend sovereignty’

Stephanie Cierans says doctors are very happy with improvement in condition

Perry Wharrie (53) was one of four men jailed in Ireland for their part in the bungled Dunlough Bay drug-smuggling operation off Mizen Head in West Cork in July 2007. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Perry Wharrie serving jail term for part in €440 million cocaine seizure off Cork coast

Patrick O’Rourke appeared before Midleton District Court, Co Cork.

Patrick O’Rourke accused of knife attack on Donna Foster at their house in Cobh

Independent Cllr and current Mayor of Cork County John Paul O’Shea, who has announced that he will run as a candidate for the Dáil in Cork North West. Photograph: Martin Walsh

Two Fine Gael TDs and one Fianna Fáil TD elected in Cork North West in 2011

Man (49) arrested at scene of attempted robbery on Limerick filling station

The armed robberies took place at filling stations in Bishopstown in Cork city and Mallow in North Cork early on Saturday morning

Same man suspected of armed robberies in Bishopstown, Mallow and Midleton

Regional support unit called to provide backup for uniformed gardaí

Gardaí believe raids on filling stations in Bishopstown and Mallow linked

Of the 55 cruise liners that called to the port this year, 10 were making their maiden call to Cork. Photograph: Alan Betson

Almost 150,000 visitors from cruise liners spend an estimated €15m in the region

File photograph of Sinn Féin TD Sandra McLellan. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Sitting TD Sandra McLellan announced she will not run for party in next general election

A Cork rally has heard that the homelessness crisis could be solved with the necessary political will. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Economist tells House the Homeless event that funding to end shortage is available

Sinn Féin has been dealt a serious blow in Cork with the announcement by sitting Cork East TD Sandra McLellan that she is not going to stand for the party in the next general election.

TD says she was undermined by a handful of Sinn Féin members in Cork East

The flooding of November 2009 left the Grand Parade in Cork city centre submerged. Cork residents whose homes were flooded in 2009 have expressed disappointment that the ESB has chosen to appeal a High Court ruling which found it was substantially responsible for the flooding. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Mardyke residents say court ruling clearly finds ESB negligence in November 2009 flood

ESB chief executive Pat O’Doherty said the company was disappointed with the judgment. Photograph: Alan Betson

ESB boss says it believes it operates dams in Lee Valley to top international standards

Kathleen Lynch: Accepted that the general election date had become the “burning issue of the day”.

General election: Kathleen Lynch would like to see Government complete programme

“Pâtés are still popular but we no longer have a whole morning devoted to them.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Food tastes have changed over the last 39 years, but the event is still going strong

Sitting Sinn Féin TD for Cork East Sandra McLellan faces a challenge for her seat from Cllr Pat Buckley: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Cllr Pat Buckley seeking nomination to show ‘democratic process’ still active in party

The Government needs to show the same urgency to the homelessness crisis that it showed to the foot and mouth crisis, a Cork campaign group has said. File photograph: Thinkstock

Ten campaigners go on 24-hour hunger strike in Cork to highlight problem

The State alleges Margaret  McCarthy Creedon, of Sally Gardens, Millstreet Road, Macroom committed 48 theft and larceny offences between 2000 and 2013 while employed by Macroom Haulage.

State alleges woman stole funds from employer Macroom Haulage over 13-year period

Gardaí are hoping to interview the victim on Wednesday to get a description of his attackers. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Man in 40s hospitalised after being attacked by at least two men in laneway in Youghal

UCC argued the way the ESB released water from the two hydroelectric dams following heavy rainfall led to unnecessary additional flooding which caused substantial damage. Photograph: Michael MacSweeney/Provision

Judge rules that firm 60% liable for €20m damage caused to University College Cork

The River Lee flows towards Cork city following flooding in2009. Photograph: Michael MacSweeney/Provision

Ruling welcomed over 2009 deluge which led to heavy flooding of western side of Cork city

 Ian Bailey: His solicitor has confirmed he has lodged an appeal against the outcome of his unsuccessful High Court action against the State in relation to his arrest over the murder of  Sophie Toscan du Plantier. Photograph: Courts Collins

French investigators to interview six more witnesses from original Garda investigation

Researchers in Cork have been using bursts of electricity to treat primarily skin-based tumours, such as malignant melanoma. Photograph: Getty

Cork research centre hopeful clinical trial will pave way for pioneering technique

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has moved to dampen speculation about the general election taking place this year, saying the Coalition wants to stay in power and implement its policies. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Coalition going full term would allow benefits of econmic recovery sink in, says Minister

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